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CBS
Mar 30, 2011 12:00pm PDT
. >>> the storms may be behind us but now new concerns shine now that the sun is back. there have been a bunch of landslides across the bay area we have been telling you about for days and several homes are falling apart. kiet do shows us one woman's disaster in the south bay. >>> reporter: for home owners in this south san jose neighborhood, it's a disaster unfolding in slow motion. >> it's coming, and it's just going straight down. it be there down at the people's house down below if it keeps going. >> reporter: she has lived here just off almaden road all her life and above the backyard, the soil is slipping and toppling trees on her roof. the back lawn used to be flat but it broke off and sunk fleet. it's all going downhill literally inch by inch. >> what about my land? my land hour moving -- is moving hourly. >> reporter: a large chunk of the hill say the has dragged down power lines, ruptured a natural gas line and eat any way at the roll. the tan colored two-story home belongs to a woman and the ground around it has given way exposing the home's foundation. retaining walls are cracking
CBS
Mar 16, 2011 12:00pm PDT
is we don't know what to do. >> reporter: the united nations and the u.s. government have both sent teams of experts to japan to deal with the nuclear crisis. more than 90 governments are also providing humanitarian assistance. but hard-hit villages are getting snow and temperatures are below freezing. shelters are filled to capacity with the homeless. >> i have been here for five days. it's holding 1,000 to 2,000 people, all the schools turned into evacuation centers. >> reporter: a rare address was made by the prime minister, expressing his condolences for the loss of life urging his subjects not to give up. randall pinkston, cbs news, at the united nations. >>> since the bay area college students are in japan are being told to return home now, 12 students from san francisco state, 35 students from stanford, they have all been studying there as part state of the program. that program is now suspended. it's unclear when the students will be back in the u.s. the airports in japan have been packed with passengers trying to leave. >>> officials are stepping up efforts to protect the w
CBS
Mar 28, 2011 12:00pm PDT
it was because he used steroids and it caused muscles and tendons to grow faster than his body could handle and the physical changes that happened at that time and his overall body grew dramatically and acne on his back and hair was falling off and he shaved it. and organs that changed sexual performance and bonds mental changes and increasingly aggressive, irritable, and agitative and almost violent and threat ton cut her head off and throw her in a ditch and cut off the breast implants he paid for her and then burning down the house he bought her. bell told her story many times on tv and radio with a nude playboy layout and a book on bonds steroid use. >> and there was another witness to show bonds lied about the steroid use. the equipment manager of the san francisco giants mike murphy says bonds hat size grew by an eighth of an inch and other giants hat sizes also grew, for example, willie mays and others. and bell was on the stand for 2 1/2 hours. after they take a lunch break, in not too long, it is quite possible she will continue on the stand this afternoon. so dramatic testimony he
CBS
Mar 15, 2011 12:00pm PDT
over land. u.s. helicopter crews returning from elite missions have tested positive for radiation and had to be decontaminated, some given potassium iodide pills as a precaution. millions spent a fourth night with little food and water in freezing temperatures. concerned relatives wait in long lines at evacuation centers for any word of their missing loved ones. this come fears her only son is dead -- this woman fears her only son is dead. people saw the tsunami wash him away in his car. rescue crews around the world are searching for survivors and there are moments of triumph. a man was pulled alive from the rubble after being buried for four days and a 70-year-old woman was also rescued. >>> new quakes continue to rock japan. charlie d'agata felt a 6.0 magnitude earthquake when he was reporting live with us. >> what are happening to these refugees, where are they going? [ pause ] >> well... >> reporter: i don't know did the camera just move there? because we had aftershocks. the camera did move, yes. we have had aftershocks all day. >> well, there you go. the epicenter of that q
CBS
Mar 21, 2011 12:00pm PDT
't changed. they continue to profit... by selling kids the same lies... to get them to use... the same deadly products. don't be big tobacco's next victim. >>> so after years of legal wrang lynn and delays, today barry bonds' purge are ry trial finally gets under way. good afternoon, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm sydnie kohara. barry bonds is accused of lying to a grand jury more than seven years ago when he said he never knowingly took steroids. jury selection is under way right now. anne makovec is live in san francisco where we're hearing that half of the jury pool today has already been scratched. ann? >> reporter: that's right. this morning, right off the bat, the judge dismissed 38 jurors and then another one got to go home because she had a death in the family unfortunately. so now, the lawyers are taking their turn asking the jurors questions. the judge was able to do that all morning. trying to decide if they are a good fit for this jury. and all of the questions of course, asked right in front of bonds himself. and this trial of course is all about one question. did barry bo
CBS
Mar 23, 2011 12:00pm PDT
of barry bonds, bombshell testimony from a star government witness. elizabeth wenger tells us what he had to say on the stand and she joins us now live from san francisco. elizabeth. >> reporter: hey, good afternoon, frank. yeah, the most interesting revelation of the morning actually came from barry bonds' former childhood friend. now, told the jury that he knew way back in 1999 that bonds was using steroids. bonds again walked quietly into the courthouse this morning without talking to the media. now, inside the courtroom, bonds watched stoically as his former friend and business manager steve hoskins took the witness stand. he told the jury as far back as 1999 bonds asked him to research one type of steroid and what the side effects were. hoskins also said he saw a couple of times bonds and his personal trainer greg anderson go off into a bedroom during spring training and in one instance the trainer was actually holding a syringe. he also said he had conversations with bonds about the baseball player injecting himself when he was upset that anderson wouldn't do it. well, hoskins also
CBS
Mar 29, 2011 12:00pm PDT
for the prosecution, brothers jason and jeremy giambi have arrived and they have admitted using performance-enhancing drugs that they got from barry bonds' personal traynor greg anderson in the past and prosecutors hope to bolster the case that bonds knowingly used steroids from anderson. we are expecting that sometime after the lunch break the giambis will testify. >> thank you. >>> the state legislature convenes today even though there is still a lot of uncertainty over a budget proposal. so far, governor brown and his democratic allies have been unable to get republican support for a special election in june. it would ask voters to approve an extension of tax increases. democrats may try to approve the election by a simple majority even though legislation on taxes and ballot measures generally requires a two-thirds majority. >>> millions of women taking a stand against wal-mart. they say they were underpaid and passed over for promotions. today the u.s. supreme court heard arguments. alexis christoforous on the bay area women behind the largest sex discrimination suit in u.s. history. >>
CBS
Mar 7, 2011 12:00pm PST
, the national average for a gallon of regular gasoline is now $3.51. well, that looks like a bargain to us here in the bay area. in emeryville, a 76 station is selling regular gas for $3.93. >> yeah, but the gas is just out of control. no matter what. no matter how much money you have, or you don't, the price is out of control. >> the obama administration is concerned about the economic effects so it is moving toward tapping the strategic reserve to ease fuel prices. when the reserve was tapped in '05, after hurricane katrina, oil prices dropped 9%. so why is crude now nearly $107 a barrel? blame it on the crisis in libya. world oil traders worry that the unrest will escalate into a civil war. and keep libyan oil off the world market. investors though are calling it the fear factor. libya produces just 2% of the world's oil supply. and the u.s. buys very little of that. but oil companies and traders are insulating their pockets just in case this revolt spreads to other opec countries the u.s. relies on. >>> well, they camped out overnist. some as many as three days. >> and today, food truck ven
CBS
Mar 8, 2011 12:00pm PST
? >> sharon chen in san bruno with more troubling questions surrounding the deadly explosion and she joins us live. sharon? >> frank, here behind me, the explosion site, where rebuilding has begun but federal documents show other factors from miles away could have contributed to the explosion. just 50 minutes before the september explosion and fire that killed eight people and destroyed 38 san bruno homes, a botched pg&e repair job in millipitas caused gas pressure to rise on all of the lines serving the peninsula according to the national transportation safety board documents. apparently when power was cut in millipitas, it automatically raised pressure to three peninsula gas lines above the usual level but below the maximum. and at one point pg&e could not tell the real pressure. >> it certainly raises questions about what is going on and how it might possibly have impacted what happened in san bruno. >> reporter: some who live and work on the peninsula like this home nurse sara are alarmed. >> i am really terrified. i could be out visiting a family and have the house blow up. >> i think it
CBS
Mar 22, 2011 12:00pm PDT
the morning inside the courtroom and joins us now with what attorneys on both sides had to say and she joins us now. elizabeth. >> reporter: we heard opening statements from both sides from both lawyers. right now they are on lunch recess. so another 15 minutes or so. and then the jury will head back inside. you know, so far it's been a relatively orderly drama-free -- one of the biggest moments actually came after the jury was dismissed. that is when the judge called forward barry bonds' personal trainer, former personal trainer, greg anderson, who as expected, refused to testify. this is video of him coming into the courtroom a little earlier. so he was immediately sent to jail for the length of the trial. again, it all happened very quickly and without incident. barry bonds early this morning as well walked into the compromise without speaking to the media. prosecutors tried to convince the jury that barry bonds knew he was using steroids. he had denied using steroids to a grand jury that was looking into whether balco sold illegal performance-enhancing drugs. in his opening statement, pr
CBS
Mar 3, 2011 12:00pm PST
well. so why is the hardship on the consumers? >> reporter: now, anthem did send us a statement blaming rising medical costs and the economy for these changes. they say the rate increases reflect the fact that healthcare costs continue to climb and they say they are working with all of their customers to try and lessen the impact of these increases. consumer advocates say there is no way for them to tell whether or not these medical costs truly are impacting medical coverage insurers and they say, you know, there's little proof of how these escalating costs should be impacting consumers. sydnie? >> yeah, i can't believe there is nothing they can do and this is a done deal. >> reporter: this is pretty much a done deal. there is some legislation on the table that could give the state more control but they will go into effect may 1. >> thank you, christin ayers. >>> some major changes coming to the way pg&e deals with gas pipeline safety. >> it's true. company officials said this morning, they will be sending safety information by mail to anyone living within 2,000 feet of the pipeline. t
CBS
Mar 14, 2011 12:00pm PDT
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CBS
Mar 25, 2011 12:00pm PDT
station was also flooded. >> a good argument for us to look for higher ground for some of our safety services in the future. >> reporter: right now, the damage is estimated to be in the millions. it's still being assessed. utilities are out in most of the homes in the park, most of them either yellow or red- tagged. >> waiting to see when we can get back and get our stuff out. we'll have to see what the city decides to do. >> reporter: now, the city of capitola owns both the pipeline that burst as well as the property there on the mobile home park. i asked a city spokesman what about liability. he said the city hasn't even begun to think about that. they are sticking to clean-up and recovery mode. let's go live to elizabeth wenger in san pablo in the storm watch there. elizabeth? >> reporter: yeah, good afternoon, anne. check out what's left of these home owners' backyard. we have a retaining wall that's almost completely collapsed. a ground that's sunk about 6 feet. and now these home owners are worried that their house is going to go down next, too. >> the backyard is gone and i wa
CBS
Mar 24, 2011 12:00pm PDT
in sight. actually lawrence told me to say that. meterologist lawrence karnow tells us when things will start to warm up, we hope might see a little sunshine. lawrence? >> i think folks will be looking forward to that after all the rain. boy, this is some kind of storm right now. earlier this morning we were talking about the wall of green. now it's yellow and orange showing up around much of the bay area as some heavier amounts of rainfall falling from vacaville, fairfield, concord t danville. a strong line in petaluma and towards santa rosa. now, we have seen thunderstorms embedded in some of these cells so you can bet we're see heavy downpours, probably hail showing up in sports. also heavy rain in walnut creek, danville, pleasanton. some strong weather around the bay area and strong gusty winds continuing even toward the peninsula. another radar shows what's happening in the south bay. they are also being pounded by some heavy amounts of rainfall. check that system out. just south of half moon bay, this is part of a squall line that was pushing through. this is part of a syste
CBS
Mar 4, 2011 12:00pm PST
and get this, they're ahead of schedule. >> christin ayers is in oakland to show us what comes next. >> reporter: hi there. caltrans officials are calling this an historic day. as you said, it is a full day ahead of schedule. if you take a look over my shoulder here, you can see that main tower of the new bay bridge. it is almost done. right now, surrounded by scaffolding, just 45 feet shy of its height when finished. caltrans officials knew this was going to be a gigantic job. 12 men and women charged with hoisting four 500-ton steel legs over the bay to form a tower. it was supposed to take 120 hours. instead, crews finished in 92 hours flat. >> early this morning, about 1:25, we officially completed the fourth leg of the south anchored suspension bridge main tower. >> reporter: that was despite wind, rain and rough waters on tuesday, which temporarily halted the work. this time lapse video shows just how susceptible the steel legs were to blustery winds, as this leg is lifted over several hours, the steel sways precariously. >> we had to do this four times. >> reporter: the crews
CBS
Mar 9, 2011 12:00pm PST
mallicoat. well, you might call it a stickup. >> crafty criminals aren't using violence and fear to rob bank customers in the bay area. this new method just as effective. christin ayers with the details of this sticky scam. christin. >> reporter: sydnie the only weapon used in this crime is a glue gun or bottle. the thieves are using the glue to disable some of the keys on the atms. and once that customer leaves the card behind, to seek help inside the bank, the suspect strikes. it's an atm scam so brazen... >> oh, my god! >> reporter: ... so bold... >> that's frightening. >> reporter: ... and so new... >> thank you for telling me, i didn't even know this. >> reporter: ... that even san francisco police were surprised when it started happening around town. >> you know, it's just an innovation. we're a culture of innovators. >> reporter: the innovative crime has happened at least 22 times at atms all over the city these past few months, a thief dumps glue on the enter, clear and cancel keys and waits for a bank customer to but in a card and punch the p.i.n. >> they presentser and it sticks. n
CBS
Mar 31, 2011 12:00pm PDT
teach organ. i teach vocal. my daughter teaches drums. >> how this week' jefferson award winner is using notes and scales to teach kids an important lesson, self-esteem. >> what a gorgeous afternoon we're working on here in the bay area. enjoy it we have some big changes coming our way. we'll talk about that next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, d the mega mill >>> they hid the winning ticket in pet food and take the seven new york state workers who scored the mega millions jackpot came forward to collect their prize. >> john hilton here's your share of $319 million! >> each winner got $19.1 million after taxes. after they found out they had the winning ticket last week, one worker grabbed two ziploc bags and thought, where should i hide it? >> hid it in a bucket of bird food in my house, i'm going upstairs and downstairs to hide it. i went to the bird food. nobody ever looked in there and put it in the basement. >> how about a bank, safety goss box? the four men and two women are information it technology workers. the youngest is 29, the oldest 63. usually eight workers go in on the ticket. they
CBS
Mar 10, 2011 12:00pm PST
that crowding problem. back to you. >> yeah. no fun for commuters any way you cut it. christin ayers live for us in oakland, thank you. >>> a drowsy driver may be to blame for deadly accident in san mateo. it caused a nightmare for morning commuters this morning on the northbound 101 just south of dore avenue. chp says the driver of a car fell asleep at the wheel, crashed into another vehicle. that caused a second accident minutes later where a motorcycle rider was ejected from his bike. he died at the scene. nobody else was injured. three lanes, though were closed for about three hours causing the monster backups this morning. >>> police are gathering evidence after four rental cars were broken into in palo alto along el camino real. two cars were in front of a tofu house and the other in front of the sundance restaurant. laptops were stolen from each car. >>> a crime-fighting tool in san jose has been saved. mounted police. a local group promised to raise 280,000 by september to keep the horse patrols running. so far the group has already raised $70,000. >>> the deadline is here but governor b
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